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Galway, Ireland - 20/20 Plan - European Capital of Culture-Candidate

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Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:11:17 -0400

Mayor and Council Members,
If you'd like to learn more about your Friendship City, Galway, Ireland,
here is more information that you probably bargained for. Videos, articles
song and dance.
Galway is seeking being the Culture Capital of Europe. Here's


Ireland is set to host a European Capital of Culture in 2020. Galway has
become a Candidate city with the intention of winning this prestigious
designation to ensure long-term cultural, social and economic benefits. This is
an incredible opportunity for the city and the western region to make
official Galway’s status as Ireland’s ‘unofficial capital of culture’.


Each year since 1985 the European Union designates one or more cities as a
European Capital of Culture. Chosen cities are expected to put on an
innovative year-long cultural programme that “highlights the richness and
diversity of cultures in Europe. ‘ Ireland is eligible again in 2020.

_READ MORE_ (http://galway2020.ie/about/)


We believe it is time that Galway and the West be recognised and
celebrated for our distinctive contribution to the arts and culture. Galway is the
epitome of a vibrant, cosmopolitan, and uniquely social European city that
celebrates its own distinctive culture alongside international cultural

_READ MORE_ (http://galway2020.ie/about/)


If chosen there will be many economic, social and cultural benefits.
Gaining a European Capital of Culture status will give Galway an opportunity to
reflect on its strengths as a cultural and artistic city and region and
compel us forward in ways that create new dimensions to our cultural offerings.

_READ MORE_ (http://galway2020.ie/about/)


We are planning a consultation process that is inclusive and transparent
and leads to a creative, original, arts and cultural programme offering and
challenges each of us to consider how being designated as a European
Capital of Culture could have lasting effects on Galway and its future.

_FIND OUT MORE_ (http://galway2020.ie/consultation-process/)

Site by (http://www.medialab.ie/)

Supported by (http://www.galwaycity.ie/) (http://www.galwaycoco.ie/)

(http://www.twitter.com/galway2020) (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOPVGhwUx9S_rrX0YieAwag)
Received on Sun Apr 19 2015 - 17:07:41 PDT

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